Daily Song Study

The Police – Murder By Numbers

In songs on October 28, 2011 at 10:27 am

I’ve mentioned Gordon “Sting” Sumner before, and I’ve been reminded of an excellent tune he did on the Police’s last (and best-selling) album, Synchronicity.

Unusually on this one, guitarist Andy Summers wrote the music, while Sting contributed the lyrics, which are as delightfully twisted as the whacked-out chord progression and detuned chorus guitar.

  1. […] which incorporate a punkish approach within a pop framework. This includes acts like the Ramones, the Police, and the author of today’s tune, Ida […]

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